Asst/Assoc/Full Research Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 113888
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Asst/Assoc/Full Research Professor
Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: SPHL-Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health within the School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park ( invites applications for Assistant/Associate/Full Research Professor positions with expertise and research activities in Environmental Health.

A successful candidate is expected to have external funding to support a significant portion of their salary with supplemental funding possible for teaching, advising, administrative, and/or service responsibilities within the School of Public Health. Joint positions across SPH units or with other units on campus may be available. The Institute seeks applicants with research interests that span local, national, and international environmental health problems who can integrate with our existing faculty who have expertise in exposure assessment; air and water quality; infectious disease; built environment; and other areas.

The School offers outstanding opportunities for collaboration with a multidisciplinary faculty. Additional research opportunities are enabled by many partnerships with universities and organizations throughout the Baltimore-Washington region, such as the National Institutes of Health, DHHS, DHMH, University of Maryland-Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates for the position should possess a doctoral degree in environmental health or an associated field. Post-doctoral experience and a history of extramural funding are expected. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of a sustainable and focused research program and a strong publication record. Evidence of teaching, advising, and mentorship experience is desirable.


A successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a nationally-recognized and externally-funded program of original research. Additional responsibilities, including teaching and mentoring students, may be required depending on the negotiated duties.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 04/29/2016
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date
Physical Demands
Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents
  1. Research (examples: research statement, research programs)
  2. Writing Sample 1
  3. Writing Sample 2
  4. Writing Sample 3

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